Casey Arturo Jaramillo Sr., 77, a resident of Las Vegas, NM passed away on Saturday, October 24, 2020 following a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, Casimiro Jaramillo and Maria Antonia Zamora; his brothers: Juan, Pedro, Frank, Benito, and David Salazar; his sisters Dionicia Salazar, Maria Ortega, and Isabel Grano and a grandson, Antonio Casey Jaramillo.
He is survived by his loving wife, Florinda of the family home here in Las Vegas; and the following children: Carol Jaramillo (David Romero), Shirley Saiz (Johnny), Jeanette Garcia (Ted), Ernestine Lopez (Carlos), Casey Jaramillo Jr. (Laura Archuleta), Cristobal Jaramillo (Crystal Yara), Frank Jaramillo, Angelo Jaramillo, Esmeralda Jaramillo (Ray Trujillo), Amanda Romero (Frank), Gilbert Jaramillo (Sonya), Sandra Melgar (Daniel), Jesse Jaramillo, a son raised by him, Pancho Maes (Jackie), a sister Cecilia Montano and sister-in-law Cecilia Jaramillo of Las Vegas, NM and a grandson raised by him, Grouchie Maes (Tawnie Lucereo) all of Las Vegas, NM, and a son-in-law, Walter Maes Sr.; 18 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren, and a special friend, Anthony Ortiz Jr., special nephew Ruben Salazar, niece Dolores Salazar (Richard Peralta) and numerous nephews and nieces.
He was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend. He was a great impact in all lives that he touched. He gave his family great life lessons, taught them the value of a dollar, to love and respect one another. He loved the great outdoors and animals. Hunting and fishing was his passion. He loved his dog, Killer and birds. He organized the first Hot Shot Fire Fighter Crew in Las Vegas and was the Squad Boss for 11 years. He was a Forest Supervisor for the U. S. Forest Service. A hard worker, he organized the CIMA program for the City of Las Vegas, a senior assistance program. He also worked at the State Hospital, Walmart and was a logger. He loved jokes and dichos played the accordion and was a straight forward strict man.
Services will be held at a later date due to the corona virus situation. Arrangements are entrusted to Billy G. Rogers at Gonzales Funerals & Cremations, 2315 Hot Springs Blvd., 425-9319 or 1-888-525-9319.
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